September 20, 2014
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By PaulInTheBucket
Event Date(s): 9/5/2014 - 9/7/2014
Venue / Location Information:
Name: Cranston Greek Festival
Address: 175 Oaklawn Avenue
City: Cranston
State: RI
Event Time / Additional Information: September 5 to 7, Friday to Sunday
Contact Info: Church Office, (401) 942-4188

Cranston Greek Festival

Church of the Annunciation

175 Oaklawn Avenue

Cranston, RI 02920

August 2014


Location: The 29th Annual “3-Day” Cranston Greek Festival will be held at the Church of the Annunciation on the church grounds at 175 Oaklawn Avenue, Route 5, Cranston, RI. Admission is FREE. The Festival will take place under the big tents, rain or shine. The Cranston Greek Festival is a local, annual tradition that marks the end of Summer in Rhode Island.

When: Friday, September 5 5pm – 10pm

Saturday, September 6 12noon – 10pm

Sunday, September 7 12noon – 9 pm

Food: Guests will enjoy a wide variety of Greek food including roast lamb, Greek style chicken, souvlaki, pastitsio, spanakopita (“spinach pie”) tiropita (“cheese pie”) and Rhode Island’s best GYROS. The pastry booth will feature hand-made Greek pastries, including everyone’s favorite BAKLAVA. Enjoy your Greek pastries with Greek coffee or a cold Frappe.

Entertainment: Asteria Orchestra will provide live Greek music on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. The Odyssey Dance Troupe will perform traditional dances from mainland Greece and the Greek Islands. DJ Ocean State Entertainment will play Greek Dance music from Noon to 5 PM on Saturday and Sunday.

Attractions: We will be selling imported items from Greece including jewelry, CDs, and clothing. A car raffle will feature a Toyota Corolla or $15,000 cash. There will be a Children's Area with a Bouncy House and Face Painter. Tours of the church offer the opportunity to learn about the Eastern Orthodox Christian Church—the second largest Christian church in the world.

Parking: Free parking is available on the neighborhood streets. Additional parking is available at Cranston West High School. There is a free shuttle bus service from the Cranston West parking lot to and from the Festival. Handicap parking is available on the church grounds.

Gift Cards: Greek Festival gift cards can be purchased in advance in any denomination. Please call (401) 942-4188

More Information: Call the church office at (401) 942-4188, visit the church’s website at, or look for Cranston Greek Festival on Facebook.

Find us on Facebook – CranstonGreekFestival

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